Jana Puglierin - 28 April 2020
Berlin has quietly made concessions to new calls for greater solidarity. But back home this consensus may not last forever.
René Wildangel - 05 March 2020
Despite its preoccupation with borders, the worldview of the AfD makes no distinction between foreign and domestic policy – and the party is using both to extend its deleterious influence.
Pawel Zerka - 05 March 2020
Sooner or later, the coronavirus will be gone. In the meantime, it will test Europe’s resilience against not just epidemics but misinformation and scapegoating.
Jana Puglierin - 20 February 2020
To hope that German defence policy will become more French is equivalent to waiting for Godot.
Jana Puglierin - 13 February 2020
The grand coalition will continue to be a kind of caretaker government in its lack of a big foreign policy vision.
Pawel Zerka - 30 January 2020
Emmanuel Macron should not shrink from addressing Poland’s democratic backsliding when he visits next week – and other EU leaders should quickly follow his lead.
José Ignacio Torreblanca - 07 January 2020
The inauguration of the most fragmented parliament since 1978 will usher in a period of culture war centring on national identity.
Zdeněk Hřib, Gergely Karácsony, Rafał Trzaskowski, Matúš Vallo - 16 December 2019
A new “Pact of Free Cities” is launching to combat populism, promote transparency, and tackle the climate crisis.
Josef Janning - 08 November 2019
Berlin has turned punching below one’s weight into an art form. This is not good enough, either for Germany or for Europe.
André Hein - 15 October 2019
The German presidency offers the chance to build on strong levels of structural cohesion between member states – but citizens remain sceptical on some fronts.
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